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2017 Holiday Closings


Independence Day
Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 
Veterans’ Day
Saturday, November 11th, 2017 
Thanksgiving
Thursday & Friday, November 23 & 24, 2017

Holiday Closing Policy


Holiday Closings occur when the following Holidays fall between Tuesday and Thursday
New Year's Day, January 1st 
Independence Day, July 4th
Thanksgiving, the fourth Thursday and following Friday of November
Christmas Day, December 25th

Open Hours 


Tuesday & Thursday: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm Wednesday & Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. ​

Closed Sundays and Mondays

Delayed Openings


In order to enable scheduled quarterly staff meetings, Gilman Library will have a delayed opening on                                                                     

THURSDAY,   [To Be Announced,]

with public business hours

from NOON to SEVEN PM.  


We apologize for any inconvenience and

appreciate your understanding


Weather Closing Policy ...          

In extreme weather conditions, tune to WMUR or your local radio for updates regarding the library closing.  Please note that the Library closes and programs are canceled when Alton Central School and Prospect Mountain High School have a weather closing.  In the event of a delayed opening, all morning programs are canceled    Please tune to WMUR or your local radio for updates.      Click here to download the weather closing policy.   Gilman Library weather closings are posted on WMUR Channel 9, Manchester,  and listed as Alton, Gilman Library.  Click here to redirect to current WMUR 9 postings.